Daily guide


High School Quiz Show 6 p.m. WGBH (Channel 2) Arlington High School faces Belmont High School in the first round of competition. Billy Costa hosts.


Innovation Hub 7 a.m. WGBH-FM (89.7) David Edwards, professor of biomedical engineering at Harvard University and creator of the AeroShot and WikiCells, discusses how food is evolving.

Only A Game 7 a.m. and
7 p.m. WBUR-FM (90.9) The Dodgers acquire some new Magic to regain some of that old magic. Also, why Southern California drag strips are disappearing into the desert.

Mountain Stage 2 p.m. WUMB-FM (91.9) Music from Dave Alvin, Catie Curtis, Eliza Gilkyson, and more.


Celtic Twilight 4 p.m. WUMB-FM (91.9) Host Gail Gilmore will feature the band Great Big Sea and more.


Freaky Friday 6 p.m., 10 p.m. (OXY) A mother (Jamie Lee Curtis) and her daughter (Lindsay Lohan) magically swap bodies in this charmer. PG (2003)

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Green Lantern 6 p.m. (HBO) Hal Jordan (Ryan Reynolds) receives superhuman powers after joining the Green Lantern Corps. PG-13 (2011)

The Other Brother 6 p.m. (TV1) A writer tries to improve his disastrous love life. Mekhi Phifer. R (2001)

Point Break 6 p.m. (FUSE) An FBI agent (Keanu Reeves) poses as a surfer to stop a crime wave. R (1991)

Back to School 8 p.m. (OVAT) Rodney Dangerfield becomes a college drop-in. PG-13 (1986)


The Break-Up 8 p.m. (E) Battle-of-the-sexes saga about an estranged couple still sharing their condo. Vince Vaughn. PG-13 (2006)

Bridesmaids 8 p.m., 11:30 p.m. (HBO) A devoted maid of honor (Kristen Wiig) attempts to plan a dream wedding for her best friend. R (2011)

Dreamgirls 8 p.m. (BET) Smashing adaptation of the Broadway hit about a 1960s girls group. Beyoncé Knowles. PG-13 (2006)

Hornet’s Nest 8 p.m. (TNT) A police chief and her deputy try to end a serial killer’s murderous reign in Charlotte. NR (2012)

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back 8 p.m. (SPIKE) Reissue of the 1980 classic. PG (1997)


Sunrise 8 p.m. (TCM) F.W. Murnau’s silent classic about a troubled marriage. Janet Gaynor. NR (1927)

All Good Things 9 p.m. (SHO) A real-estate scion (Ryan Gosling) is suspected of murder when his wife disappears. R (2010)

Cheaper by the Dozen 2
9 p.m. (FXM) A family vacation turns into a comical competition with a rival clan. Steve Martin. PG (2005)

Grave Encounters 9 p.m., midnight (TMC) TV ghost-hunter Lance (Sean Rogerson) and his crew encounter terror in an abandoned insane asylum. NR (2010)

Book of Secrets 9 p.m.,
11:30 p.m. (BRAVO) Nicolas Cage returns in this formulaic sequel about a race to find an ancient city of gold. PG (2007)

August Rush 10 p.m. (LIFE) Far-fetched tale of a child musical prodigy (Freddie Highmore) searching for his birth parents. PG (2007)

Bandits 10 p.m. (FLIX) Offbeat crime caper about a pair of good-natured bank robbers. Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton. PG-13 (2001)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 10 p.m. (MTV) Five children win a fun tour of a candy factory owned by an eccentric chocolatier (Johnny Depp). PG (2005)

Donnie Brasco 10 p.m. (VH1) A mobster (Al Pacino) unwittingly takes an FBI agent under his wing. R (1997)

The Good German 10 p.m. (SUND) Noirish intrigue involving a US officer (George Clooney) in post-WWII Berlin. R (2006)

Casino Royale 11 p.m. (USA) An older James Bond (David Niven) comes out of retirement. NR (1967)

Polar Storm 11 p.m. (SYFY) Magnetic storms wreak havoc after a meteor nearly hits Earth. Jack Coleman; Holly Dignard. NR (2009)

Rebound 11 p.m. (FXM) A disgraced college hoops coach seeks redemption by mentoring a junior-high team. Martin Lawrence. PG (2005)

Why Did I Get Married?
11 p.m. (BET) Vacationing couples grapple over marital issues in this ensemble comedy-drama starring Tyler Perry. PG-13 (2007)

Finding Bliss 11:30 p.m. (SHO2) An aspiring filmmaker winds up in an unexpected romance with a porn director. Leelee Sobieski. R (2008)